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. 25, 1925
Another Texas Girl Succeeds In
"Another Texas girl has made good!”
That is often the exclamation In Hollywood when it is discovered that some rising young screen star has hailed from the Lone Star State. There are now more than a dozen of them, including Bebe Daniels and .
Joan Crawford is the latest recruit. Miss Crawford took the circuitous route via Kansas City and New York to find her way to California and film fame. She went to Kansas City to school and learn to dance and to New York City to venture upon the stage and into the Winter Garden show. She was given a screen contract with after they had made a film test of her and was sent to Culver City to engage in her film work.
Her success was Instantaneous and she went on and carved a name of distinction for herself and at present is being rewarded with the important role of Irene in Edmund Gouldlng's production, "Sally, Irene and Mary" for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Her innate understanding of film craft, her photographic features, and her ability to register personality on the screen are fully covered in "Another girl from Texas makes good."
[Thanks to Norman for this article.]